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the news has been focused on egypt and on yemen and the protests of u.s. embassies in those countries and in about nine other countries around the globe today. these protests flaring in response to a cure, obscure, anti-muslim video of still murky origins. nbc's richard engel is going to be joining us live from cairo shortly be the latest news from there. see, these are images from cairo. people still gathered near the u.s. embassy, still rather hairy situation as you can see there. we'll be checking in with richard momentarily. >>> when moammar gadhafi was still alive, when he was still the dictator of libya, gadhafi had a plan to settle the conflict between israel and the palestinians. to settle that issue once and for all in a very simple way, all you had to do, he said, was make a new place. a new place that would be called isratine. so it was like israel and palestine but you combined them so it would be isratine. he thought just calling a new place that would settle everything. moammar gadhafi also had a condoleezza price problem in he loved condoleezza rice too much. when his c
the muslim world this week, sparked by a low budget movie by a mystery film maker. the u.s. embassies found themselves under attack by outraged mobs and in some cases forces fired on mobs with deadly consequences and all of it caused a dramatic shift in the presidential campaign as foreign policy suddenly took center stage. ben wedeman is back in cairo. it seems that this weekend there seems to be a cooling of heads to a certain degree in egypt. is that what you're seeing, ben? >> certainly among the leaders of the muslim brotherhood and in the administration of the egyptian president, there is an attempt to calm down the situation rhetorically. and certainly we've seen in messages conveyed by leaders of the muslim brotherhood and the egyptian president, they're trying to send a message of reassurance to washington. but at the same time they're kind of walking a tight rope between washington and the street here in egypt, where there is anger, where we have seen these protests really going on around the clock. and therefore there's a difference between what we're hearing in english from the
at the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya, in the last 24 hours, at times like this, frankly all of any president's public appearances have a higher than normal potential to make real news. so we are going to be monitoring the president's campaign speech, and if he makes comments about the protests in libya, we will bring that to you. the president just sat down with an interview with jose diaz balart, the host of telemundo on our sister network. excerpts of this interview are going to air on telemundo tomorrow morning and also ton their nightly news show jose diaz balart at 6:30 p.m. but what we've got right now is exclusive. with you're about to see here has not been seen anywhere until now. this is the president of the united states, giving his first extended response to questions about yesterday's events in benghazi, libya and in cairo, egypt. >> mr. president, for the first time since 1979, a sitting ambassador, christopher stevens, plus three other americans were killed in the line of duty. we send more than a billion dollars a year to egypt, tens of millions to libya after its li
in a country we helped liberate in a city we helped save from destruction? >> pelley: the u.s. ambassador to libya is among those killed. david martin reports it may have been a terrorist strike timed to 9/11. been a terrorist strike timed to 9/11. mitt romney adds controversy 9/11. mitt romney adds controversy with sharp criticism of u.s. foreign policy. jan crawford asks the governor about that. president obama's first interview since the you said in your acceptance speech that you are mindful of your own failings. >> yeah. >> pelley: what are they? and jim axelrod walks on a river run dry as the nation struggles with a historic drought. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. there is developing evidence tonight that suggests that the killing of four american diplomats in libya may have been a terrorist attack, not the mob violence that was first suspected. u.s. ambassador christopher stevens and three members of his staff were killed overnight in the fiery wreckage of the u.s. consulate in the city of benghazi. it happened
on that in just a moment. the anti-u.s. anger has reached as far as australia. protesters carried signs saying obama, obama, we like osama as they rallied in front of the u.s. consulate in front of sydney today. haters of america have defiled the stars and stripes, broken on to a diplomatic property and clashed with police. in tunisia, two protesters died friday. the death toll is expected to climb. in sudan, british and german embassies are tightening security after attacks there. and in afghanistan this is the second day protesters burned obama in effigy. two u.s. marines are dead. officials say 20 armed terrorists infiltrated the base perimeter of the british military complex last month. anna, the taliban have claimed responsibility for this attack. tell us exactly what happened. >> reporter: we are getting confirmation that two marines, as you mentioned in your introduction, have died. several were wounded when 20 insurgents attacked the camp. this is taliban heartland. now they used small weapons, rocket propelled grenades, as well as suicide ied vests to infiltra infiltrate. this is a he
. turned violent with protesters clashing with police near the consulate. especially trained u.s. marines were sent to help beef up security. in benghazi, four americans were killed in the first few hours of the protests there. their bodies were returned to the u.s. on friday. cnn's senior international correspondent arwa damon visited the ruins of the destroyed consulate and she has more on what happened and why. >> amid the ash, soot and debris, remnants of a life that was and what it meant to those stationed here. scrawled on this sheet, libya is so important. traces of blood stained the walls. what is now a blackened ruin, was a pleasant compound in an upscale benghazi neighborhood. libyan officials say tuesday night's attack was planned by islamist militants and quickly overwhelmed the libyan and american guards. the compound's first line of defense easily breached. according to one of the libyan guards who was stationed at the gate, armed with only a radio, the assault happened simultaneously from three different directions. he says that he initially heard chanting growing increasin
at u.s. embassies after that surprise assault on the u.s. consulate in libya. the ambassador and three other americans killed. who did it? is al queda striking again? >>> unveiled -- will the new iphone create american jobs? and what was the big idea inside the brand-new phone? >>> and, fast cash -- think robin hood meets al capone. a bank robbery suspect in a high speed chase tosses money out of the window as stunned bystanders scramble in the paths of police. >>> good evening. as we are coming on the air we are learning a lot more about that surprise assault on the u.s. consulate in libya. americans were under attack for five hours and today, four of them are dead, including the u.s. ambassador to libya, the dedicated chris stevens, and here at home flags flying half staff in their honor as tonight american embassies around the world have been put on alert warned against demonstrations and violent attacks and particular focus on these seven you see on the map, seven u.s. embassies. u.s. marines had been rushed to libya, and an urgent investigation has begun. who did this and did al q
in the middle east. this one took place in australia overnight. protesters there clashed with police near the u.s. consulate. we'll take you live to cairo in just a minute or so for more on the massive protests that have been going on there. >> the worst of these protests was in libya. four americans were killed. their bodies were returned to the u.s. friday. christopher stevens was the ax to libya and was instrumental in building relations with rebels during the uprising against moammar gadhafi. sean smith was an air force veteran who served in missions from baghdad to benghazi. tyrone woods and glen doherty were former navy s.e.a.l.s who were working as diplomatic security officers at the u.s. consulate. the bodies were met by u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton, vice president joe biden and president barack obama. >> but even as voices of mistrust and suspicion seem to divide countries and cultures from one another, the united states of america will never retreat from the world. >> we've seen the anti-american protests popping up in more than a dozen countries now, but not all of them have
is expected to talk about the ongoing situation in libya, following the killing of a u.s. ambassador and three americans at the consalate. when he begins, we will take you there live. also, at this hour, you are looking live outside the u.s. embass necairo, egypt, where yesterday violent protesters breached the embassy walls walld replaced the american flog with one similar to the one use by al qaeda, hours before the one in libbia. this, as u.s. officials are investigating whether or not the attack on the consalate in lib yafs an organized terrorist attack. a senior administration official, tonight, tells fox news that the attack was too well planned to be considered spontaneous. and it may have been planned to mark the 11-year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. joining me live from tripoli, from global radio news, terry freal. i understand, there is a growing group again around the embassy. is the american flag flying there? >> reporter: yes, it is, at the moment, yes. >> tell us the latest on ground. >> reporter: on the ground here in tripoli, it is very quiet at the moment. it is 3:00 in the
with each hour, as u.s. officials brace for more violence against the u.s. interests across the region. right now, we ared ared in third straight day of protests outside of u.s. embassy in cairo. these are live pictures where rioters have been clashing with police. first, the violence has now fanned out all across the middle-east with anti-u.s. protests, spreading to iran, iraq, lang badesh and morocco. in yemen, the u.s. ermbassy was breached when hundreds of demonstrators converged in front of the diplomatic post. according to witnesses, the protest turned violent as rioters stormed a wall set fire to a building inside the compound and raided the place n. iran, protesters outside the swiss embassy, which looks after u.s. interests shouted "death to america!" in iraq, hundreds of shiite radicals took to the streets in baghdad and threatened violence to the united states. we are learning that the libyan government has arrested four men suspect in the deadly attack on the u.s. embass nebenghazi on tuesday. now, that took the life of four americans. libyan officials are telling us that m
always >> pelley: tonight, a major change for the u.s. in afghanistan. after more americans are killed by their afghan partners, there suspends a program that is supposed to speed our exit. david martin has the breaking news. we now know that libyans tried to save the u.s. ambassador. but where were his security guards? charlie d'agata has the video. dr. jon lapook with a new study that says the u.s. military is not doing enough to fight an epidemic of substance abuse in the ranks. and on this 225th anniversary of our constitution, an independence hall tradition rings a familiar bell. >> what is it about ringing the bell that's special? captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, the strategy for getting u.s. forces out of afghanistan depends on training afghan soldiers and police to protect the country themselves. but tonight the u.s. military is suspending most joint field operations with afghan forces because so many americans are being killed by the men they are training. afghan government troops-- our allies-- h
in helmand provnt. the largest marine base in afghanistan. we're confirming now that two u.s. marines have been killed, several more service members have been injured in this attack. also, we can tell you that prince harry, the royals prince harry, when he redeplod to afghanistan last week, he is now based at this base. again, the british control one side. the american control the other. we're told prince harry is not in any danger. he is there to fly british attack helicopters, the apaches. >> there were also effigies of president obama burned in afghanistan today and we've seen things like that in other places like egypt. were the attacks at the base and helmand province related? >> we asked the headquarters there in afghanistan and they said right now, it's just too early to tell on this particular attack. he did say there were no organized protests outside the base proceeding the attack and i've been to that base several times. it's in the middle of nowhere. there are no large communities next to the base, but again, there have been demonstrations in afghanistan, still a little early t
on a base in afghanistan. two u.s. marines have been killed. we don't know if it's related to the same anti-american protests raging in the region, but it does come on a day when america witnessed a somber homecoming. ♪ sean smith, glen doherty, tyrone woods and u.s. ambassador chris stevens. their caskets met by their grieving families, the president and secretary of state clinton. the first time in more than 30 years a u.s. ambassador has been killed by violence. we'll have more on what the president and the secretary of state said to the families and to the nation in just a moment. but first, we're going to get back to the latest on those afghanistan attacks we're learning of. abc's senior foreign affairs correspondent, martha raddatz in washington tonight. martha, what do we know? >> reporter: this is what we know right now. it was a big attack on camp bastion in southern afghanistan. this is a base divided between a british side and an american side, and it was a complex attack involving many militants. as you said, two marines killed, three or four wounded and two harrier aircraft d
>> pelley: tonight, >> pelley: tonight, we take you inside the consulate where the u.s. ambassador was killed. >> every single room in every single building on this compound looks like this. >> pelley: charlie d'agata in benghazi, libya. plus, david martin on who might be behind the attack. and holly williams on spreading anti-american violence. the federal reserve pumps more money into the economy. wyatt andrews on who will benefit and who won't. the drought and tough choices. jim axelrod with a man who helps decide where the water will go. and a final good-bye to the first man on the moon from the last. >> farewell, my friend. captioning sponsored by cbs captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. if a single picture captured the story of the day, it had to be this one. protesters bashing a heavily fortified door in the middle eastern country of yemen, the sign they've ripped down says, "embassy of the united states." anti-american violence spread in the region today, fueled by anger or a once-obscure internet movie that
. >>> now, a cnn exclusive. a navy s.e.a.l. who captured osama bin laden says the book is wrong. it's caused a huge sensation. the best seller, "no easy day." he says bin laden was shot by one navy s.e.a.l. and was lying on the floor. cnn learned the head of the u.s. special operations contacted fellow navy s.e.a.l.s to see if it happened that way. they told him no. osama bin laden was standing in the room when they shot him. >>> a suspect is in custody for killing brian terry. the death blew open the lid on the gun smuggling sting known auz fast and furious. they arrested him 50 miles south of the arizona border. the u.s. is seeking to extradite him. three others are still at large. border agent terry was killed in a fire fight two years ago. the two guns found were linked to operation fast and furious. >> that family waited so long for answers. hopefully, they will get more. >>> we have much more ahead this hour. >> here is what's coming up. >>> his killing exposed operation fast and furious. now, an arrest in mexico for the death of the u.s. border agent. >>> sunny beaches and tan bodies,
security chal edges the u.s. faces overseas are mounting tonight over the anti-islam film and disagreement over what really happened in libya to new saber-rattling between israel and iran. now a series of deadly attacks on u.s. and coalition troops in afghanistan, including two more inside attacks by afghan police. in all, eight troops have died, including six americans. the number of american and nato troops killed this year by afghan security forces has climbed to 51. tonight the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, general martin dempsey, is calling the so-called blue on green attacks a serious threat to the war effort. our team has it all covered. we begin in kabul with nbc's chief foreign correspondent richard engel. richard. >> reporter: good evening, lester. how do you fight a war when your supposed allies are attacking you? these attacks are vicious. they are hard to defend against. today the chairman of the joint chiefs said something has to change. afghan security forces turned their guns on u.s. and nato troops yet again. today it was in zabul near the pakistani border at a re
picture of cairo. breaking news. there are protesters near the u.s. embassy. they have been rioting and setting fires in the street. just a couple of moments ago. it's 1:00 a.m. there. ian lee is in cairo tonight, joining me in just a moment. what we've heard has happeneon the ground is that egyptian security had to tear gas some of those protesters you see there and obviously, it looks calm at this particular moment, but they had to tear gas security basheded wire. we're hearing from a social activist there on the ground. protesters were able to push that down and the fight according to cnn sources on the ground, moved to a mosque in tahrir square, where there is tear gas. about 200 meters from the u.s. embassy. as we get ian lee ready, i'm joined by nick kristof here, columnist for the "new york times," a man who has spent a lot of times covering the arab spring and now, thinking about the tragedy that has happened in cairo and libya, which we're going to talk more t i a moment. what is your reaction to how this seems to be escalating? >> i think the thing that strikes me the most
a billion dollar s. >>> u.s. embassies and consulates under siege. crowds lashing out in america, over a video knocking islam. i'm wolf blitzer in tyrone wood honored and remembered. president obama spoke about the men, calling them heroes who gave their lives for our country. >> they had a mission and they believed in it. they knew the danger. they knew the danger, and they accepted it. they didn't simply embrace the american ideal, they lived it. >> we'll have much more on the service coming up but first the latest on the wave of protests. joining us arwa damon and ben wedeman. arwa, what's going on in benghazi right now? >> reporter: well, the situation is pretty tense. just about every single libyan that we have been speaking to of course expressing their horror, their outrage about tuesday's attack, saying this most certainly is not indicative of how libyans themselves feel but also really wanting to see their own government begin to take control, begin to rein in these various militias. the government for its part now does believe, says it's 100% confident that tuesday's attack w
standoff between police and protesters. and across the muslim world, the rage is boiling over. u.s. embassy and consulates under siege in the middle east. africa and even asia, crowds in the street lashing out at america over a video mocking islam. i'm wolf blitzer in for piers morgan. there is fear and uncertainty tonight over where this crisis is heading. this map shows the unrest spreading to more than a dozen nations. in sudan, a chilling image on a day where mobs tore into the u.s. and german embassy compounds. tonight the sus sending marines there to reinforce security at the embassy. in pakistan, a disturbing and familiar scene as the crowd burns the american flag. and in tunisia, black smoke rises from the compound. >> and two marines are dead at a military base where prince harry is now stationed as well. back home an emotional service at joint base andrews for the arrival of the bodies of the four americans killed in libya. the u.s. ambassador to libya, chris stevens, information management officer sean smith and security personnel glen doherty and tyrone woods were honored and re
. that has not been the message out of washington. this was the u.s. ambassador to the united nations, susan rice, on september 17th. >> the best information and the best assessment we have today is that in fact, this was not a preplanned, premeditated attack. >> not preplanned or premeditated. white house spokesman jay carney reiterated that position yesterday. >> based on the information we had at the time and had to this day, we do not have evidence it was premeditated. >> but today, carney for the first time called it a terrorist attack and changed his wording, i quote him, we have no information at this point to suggest this is a significantly preplanned attack. a u.s. official who did not want to be named tells cnn today, we acknowledge contradictory major and there are questions about whether the u.s. missed very important warning signs. arwa damon on the ground. you have hear her on this show, has reported that according to libyan military officials, three days before the attacks took place, the libyan military officials had a meeting with senior employees at the embassy in tripoli a
, including the u.s. ambassador, chris stevens, sean smith, former navy s.e.a.l., glen doherty and sadly, breaking news about the fourth victims, tyrone woods, a former navy s.e.a.l. as well. according to knsd, woods was from imperial beach. he was 41 years old. his ex-wife, telling the station that he loved being a s.e.a.l. more than life itself. we do have late developments on an arrest in connection with his killing as well as the search for additional suspects and the libyans, many of whom have expressed shock and out rage over the killings. the anti-american flames are spreading. in addition to egypt and libya, protests inem min, sudan, iraq, march oklahomore rockco. it is not just contained in the arab world. it is not just contained there. the most deadly happened in yemen. protesters breaching a wall at the u.s. embassy with several thousand more chanting in the street. police opened fire on the crowd. four protesters reported dead. two dozen security officers were hurt as well. in cairo, in the meantime, at least 19 people were hurt in massive demonstrations there, demonstration
on the edge right now. these are the streets of cairo. not far from the u.s. embassy where the crisis i getting worse tonight. another night of protest after a day that saw hundreds of injuries among police and protesters. i am wolf blitzer in for piers morgan. demonstrations across the region from iran and iraq to gaza, to yemen, to libya and morocco, a wave of anti-american anger that has cost the lives of ambassador chris stevens and three other americans, two of them former u.s. navy s.e.a.l.s. meanwhile, president obama spoke out about all of this on the campaign trail today. >>> people around the world, i want people to hear me, to all those who would do us harm, no act of terror will go unpunished. it will not dim the light of the values that we proudly present to the rest of the world. no act of violence shakes the resolve of the united states of america. >> secretary of state, hillary clinton, tonight paid tribute to the two security personnel killed alongside ambassador chr chris stevens. tyrone wood and glen dougherty. she said, this violence should shock people of all faiths
you about what's going on in middle east and the u.s. telling the americans in sudan and tunisia it's time to get out. tensions are still high following the violent protests and attacks we've seen all week and sudan rejected the u.s. request to send in marines for extra security. >> greg palkot is live in tunisia with the latest, greg? >> reporter: hey, gang, and this is one the of the two countries affected by that state department order which for today is first full day that it can go into effect. what it's basically saying is that family members and all nonessential personnel working in and around the u.s. embassy here should leave the country as soon as possible and also any americans here should use extreme caution. the officials had a we've been speaking to on the ground certainly do sound cautious. this appears to be precautionary, definitely is a response to friday's attack on the u.s. embassy in tunis, tunisia. thousands of protesters outside the the embassy wall, some scaled the wall and when they got in, set fires, looted, smashed windows. staf that attack, but four pro
obama never said he did. even the u.s. embassy in cairo didn't say anything such thing. it merely urged people to stirring up east/west hatred by mocking islam. there's a lesson here, mitt romney is able to be pushed. he jumps into matters before understanding them. and it shows. and that's "hardball" for now. thanks for being with us. "the ed show" with ed schultz starts right now. >>> good evening, americans. and welcome to "the ed show." i'm ezra klein in for ed schultz, and there is 55 days until the 2012 election. the tragic events in libya today have turned into ugly politics in america. this has genuinely been one of those 24-hour periods that could reshape not only the presidential campaign, but american foreign policy going forward. we'll have all the details. as ed would say, let's get to work. today was an incredibly important day in the u.s. presidential race. in response to the awful attacks in libya, mitt romney said something that was genuinely unbelievable. and then more amazing, he doubled down on it. this is the kind of thing, the kind of day we could look back o
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